Stroll narrow cobblestone streets as we travel back in history to the fortified city of Luxembourg.
"In spring 1867, Luxembourg is a complex military fortress, the ultimate result of a construction that took hundreds of years, a city occupied by a Prussian garrison. The Grand Duchy is an ‘autonomous’ country and member of the Zollverein, the customs union established by Prussia. The attempt of Napoleon III to buy the land from the Grand Duke King William the first, creates tensions among the population, trouble spreads throughout the capital and the country. The great nations send their secret agents and mobilize their troops, Bismarck intervenes …"
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These sims form an interactive exhibit at the Luxembourg City History Museum, where visitors can come in-world and explore the virtual Luxembourg of 1867 using the Oculus Rift.
Our host and guide, Hauptmann Weydert, is the project leader and primary builder.
The dress is mid-1800's (Victorian) and there are free outfits at the landing point